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  1. St. Agnes Catholic Church and Mass on a Marian holy dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 |

    ... As for the name of St. Agnes , the parish inherited the name from an academy for girls founded by The Sisters of Mercy in 1873. When the academy first opened it was known as Mount St. Mary , but after closing for a time in 1879, it was renamed Mount ...


  2. Erie-area women religious respond to Vatican reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Erie Times News

    ... Joseph of Northwestern Pennsylvania, said sisters want to take time to look at and discuss the report. The Sisters of Mercy of the Americas -- New York, Pennsylvania, Pacific West Community, which includes Erie, in a statement said their initial ...


  3. Voices of many heard through president's speechRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 13 | The Citizens' Voice

    ... of Pope Francis calling for a change in attitudes toward immigrants and refugees. I heard the voices of The Sisters of Mercy, guiding with the four tenets of mercy, service, justice and hospitality. I heard the voices of law enforcement officials ...


  4. Nunnery set to close in BridRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2014 | Bridlington Free Press

    ... The 10 bedroom property dating back to the 1700s in Old Town's High Street has been home to nuns of the Sisters of Mercy order since the early 1960s but their numbers have been in steady decline. To keep it going for the last remaining two sisters ...


  5. Potential land sale could force Catherine McAuley High School in Portland to moveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Bangor Daily News

    Catherine McAuley High School may have to find a new home in the next five years because there is a potential buyer for the school property. The property at 631 Stevens Ave. is owned by the Sisters of Mercy Northeast Community, which recently confirmed to the McAuley board of trustees that a potential buyer has emerged.


  6. Sisters hand Mamre to larger groupRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2014 | St. Marys Star

    Farewelled: Sister Mary Louise Petro was been part of Mamre House since the Sisters of Mercy took over the site almost 30 years ago. "This place has been a big part of my life," she said.


  7. Z Nation: "Sisters of Mercy" ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2014 | IGN

    The Sisters of Mercy stronghold, which caters to only women and children, appears to be a welcome temporary safe haven for the group to recover, gather some food, and prepare for their continued trek towards California. However, as we've seen in most apocalyptic adventure tales, most safe havens tend to have a dark side and this is no exception.


  8. Superchunk - "Come Pick Me Up"Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Stereogum

    Last week, Superchunk frontman Mac McCaughin fulfilled a Halloween tradition by sharing a solo cover of the Sisters Of Mercy's "First And Last And Always ." This week, he's assembled his full band to cover " Come Pick Me Up ," a classic from Ryan Adams' 2000 album Heartbreaker and arguably the greatest song Adams has ever written.


  9. Mac McCaughan - "First And Last And Always"Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | Stereogum

    Arcade Fire celebrated Halloween by releasing a star-studded horror film they made three years ago . That's their style: Go big or go home.


  10. Mac from Superchunk covers Sisters of Mercy for HalloweenRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | Brooklynvegan

    I make no bones about my love of '80s goth: Bauhaus, Siouxsie, Xymox, Xmal Deutchland, Red Lorry Yellow Lorry, The Bolshoi etc...I'm all for it. But my favorite is probably The Sisters of Mercy whose first two albums -- 1985's First and Last and Always and 1987's Floodland -- are pretty much stone-cold classics that I can listen to anytime of the year, but I tend to OD on around Halloween.


  11. Goth at the BBC - Tonight's TV PreviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | Staffordshire Newsletter

    ... and traces its evolution throughout that decade and beyond. Who could forget when Ann Widdecombe joined the Sisters Of Mercy? Many of those who followed its style would eventually convert back to a more conventional look when they realised they were ...


  12. Gratitude moves both ways through doors of The Gathering PlaceRead the original story

    Oct 30, 2014 | Telegram

    ... very important words to use here," Davis says, standing in the rejuvenated building on Military Road. The Sisters of Mercy and the Presentation Sisters opened The Gathering Place 20 years ago to offer food to those in need. But the place has grown ...


  13. British Library's gothic exhibition features items that sparked a genreRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 |

    ... and zombie thrillers including The Walking Dead. In music, it emerges through bands such as Bauhaus and The Sisters of Mercy, while in fashion, it gives its name to the black-clad Goth subculture. A star lot in the exhibition is a black lace dress ...


  14. Perth's Chapel of the Immaculate Conception a hidden architectural gemRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | ABC News

    ... chapel for the adjoining Mercedes College, but was built in 1924 as the chapel for the convent of the Sisters of Mercy. The Sisters of Mercy first arrived in Perth from Ireland in 1846, and soon after founded a school in a cottage nearby on St ...


  15. Tribute to Mercy Sisters' 150 years of service to communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | Nationalist

    The Sisters of Mercy, who bid farewell to Cahir where their first school was established over 150 years ago, were accorded a civic honour to acknowledge their contribution to the community The Sisters of Mercy were welcomed to the Town Hall in Clonmel where the Mayor of the Clonmel/Cahir Municipal District and members accorded the order a mayoral reception. Mayor Martin Lonergan told the invited guests that they had gathered to express their gratitude to the Sisters of Mercy for what they have done and for what they have meant to the people of Cahir and surrounds for 151 years.


  16. The Horrors review: British goth band better than ever, but still not great, at Manhattan's Stage 48Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Newsday

    ... old goth-rock shtick that can build an appropriately doomy ambiance, but it can also become a crutch. (The Sisters of Mercy needed it; Bauhaus didn't.) As a result, Badwan cuts a dramatic silhouette but remains a literally faceless figure at the ...


  17. Sisters of MercyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2014 | Townhall

    ... out the door. I thought of that visit when I saw the story of the midterm election guide produced by the Sisters of Mercy of Silver Spring, Maryland. They have analyzed the coming election and have assembled instructions for voters to consider. ...


  18. Boy Scouts from Troop 73 in Westfield visit GettysburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | The Jersey Journal

    ... St. Francis Xavier Church which had been dedicated by John Neuman when he was Bishop of Philadelphia. The Sisters of Mercy from Emmitsburg, Maryland, founded by Mother Seton, cared for 200 wounded Confederate and Federal soldiers after the battle. ...


  19. Things to do in North East tonight: Monday October 6Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | Chronicle Live

    In 2004, he formed the bluegrass-leaning band, Sunday Valley, and spent the next eight years touring with the band. But in 2012 Simpson opted for a solo career and released the album, High Top Mountain, to significant critical acclaim.


  20. Meg Loncharic: Mercy nuns to toast foundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | Erie Times News

    The Sisters of Mercy will celebrate their history in Erie at a special event on Oct. 17, from 6 to 9 p.m., at the Motherhouse, 444 E. Grandview Blvd. From Eire to Erie will commemorate their journey from Ireland to the shores of Lake Erie. All proceeds will benefit the mission of their work with those in need and assist in the care of their elderly and infirm sisters.